Employment and Internships

Bilingual Editorial Intern

Canada’s History Society has a unique opportunity for a paid internship at our national office in Winnipeg, Manitoba. This full-time contract, for up to six months, starts August or September 2019 and is an invaluable opportunity to gain experience in cultural media.

The Bilingual Editorial Intern will:

  • Curate editorial stories for French and English newsletters, create newsletters using a CMS template, write editorial social media posts in French and English;
  • Undertake archival photo research, secure copyright permissions, write photo captions for book project;
  • Coordinate translation, copyediting, proofreading of French-language edition of children’s magazine, collaborating with translator, designer, and editor;
  • Perform other editorial and administrative tasks as assigned.

Eligibility and qualifications

  • Ability to speak, write, edit and proofread in French and English;
  • Post-secondary education in journalism, electronic publishing or a related field;
  • A strong commitment interest in sharing Canadian history with the public;
  • Exceptional organizational skills;
  • Interest in history, heritage, educational media;
  • Fluency in Microsoft Office suite and social media;
  • Experience with content management systems an asset.

This position is open to students currently enrolled in a post-secondary institution or graduates, within the past five years, of a post-secondary institution. It is also open to individuals with a career history interested in changing careers. Interns must be legally entitled to work in Canada. This position is a full-time contract, compensated at $15 per hour (less statutory deductions).

Applicants are invited to apply on or before July 26, 2019. Please include resume, along with 250-word writing sample, in each of French and English. Applications should be sent with the subject line “Bilingual Editorial Intern” to jobs@canadashistory.ca.

Canada’s History Society is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and welcomes all interested parties to apply. We thank all those who apply, however only those considered for an interview will be contacted.

Canada’s National History Society is a registered charity whose mandate is to promote greater popular interest is Canadian history, principally through publishing, education and recognition programs. We publish Canada’s History magazine, now approaching its 100th anniversary, and Kayak: Canada’s History Magazine for Kids. The Society also produces the Governor General’s History Awards and numerous history education programs.

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